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's worse. >> jack of spades. jack of clubs? >> nope. [ laughter ] >> reporter: and i'm done at two. it is all the more humiliating because the guy sitting next to me can memorize the order of an entire deck of cards in 63 seconds. just one of the skills that makes nelson the reigning national memory champion. and here's the most amazing part. there is nothing extraordinary about his brain. >> ten of clubs. ace of spades. six of diamonds. >> reporter: do you have a photographic memory naturally? >> no. my memory is just average. >> reporter: it all began when his grandmother got alzheimer's and then he got scared. >> i was really kind of concerned for myself and what that might mean for me in the future. >> reporter: so in searching for mental drills on the internet, he stumbled into the world of memory competition. >> mental athletes, you may begin. >> reporter: and realized that all these elite mental athletes are also ordinary people with ordinary brains but they have all learned an ancient but amazingly simple technique. once you have it down, he says that you too might be able
and only success is to bring to his work a mighty heart." warren rudman was handed a spade in korea and dug down. he was also the senator handed the ax and cord and found ice. always with honor and humor and always with a mighty heart. [applause] >> thank you, mr. secretary. it is now a pleasure to balance the ticket geographically. [applause] >> i do not know what kind of plane i was on, but i tell you, it was dramatic. it is wonderful to see him from time to time. he called me in january 2010. he said, i have got a real deal for you. cochair the national commission on fiscal responsibility and reform. thanks a million, old pal. i will talk with you later. [laughter] great friends here. let me tell you a little bit about my pal. when he came into the senate, i had heard of him. my law partner, bob ranck, was a heavyweight champion from wisconsin university. i said this guy was the light heavyweight champion from syracuse, which he was. anyway, he came in and i said, remember bob? heavyweight champion from wisconsin when you were on the team in syracuse? he said, what a left hook. that is w
that they've said in spades about john bolton. am i allowed to say that. >> you're being anti-mustache. >> are the media cheering for a leap off the fiscal cliff? >> republicans are committed to continuing to work with the president to come to an agreement to avert the so-called fiscal cliff. >> as both sides in washington try to hammer out agreements on taxes and fiscal spending, they get the full media treatment as the press try to pin the blame on the g.o.p. is it working? details next on news watch. okay, here's the plan. you have a plan? first we're gonna check our bags for free, thanks to our explorer card. then, the united club. my motr was so wrong about you. next, we get priory boarding on our flight i booked with miles. all because of the card. and me. okay, what's the plan? plan? mm-hmm. we're on vacation. there is no plan. really? [ male announcer ] the united mileageplus explorer card. the mileage card with speci perks on united. get it and you're in. why does my mouth feel dryer than i remember it to be? there are more people taking more medication, so we see peo
improvement and the rights of automobile owners. csaa's campaigns help start a spade of road building between cities that slowly evolve into a nationwide highway system. csaa members themselves put up road signs. the association printed maps who's main feature was roads taking to the open road became a little less scary using these navigational tools and improved roads motorists could visit all the spanish missions of california. >> a spectacular tourism store along the highway, then into northern californian's vineyards source of some of the world's finest wines. >> reporter: csaa sent their members a monthly magazine showing their readings a look at sites in california. by then there was a national auto club. forever afterward to be known add aaa. it fostered campaigns for safety and better roads. the club held head light inspections and sponsored school traffic patrols. csaa joined the aaa in 1918 and started offering emergency road service. first there was a couple of tow trucks then a whole fleet offering repair service to any member who could make their way to a telephone. conway who wo
want to die in the forest. i have bought a spade so when i am about to die, i will go out and bury myself. that is my plan. >> but if he lives to be 100, he's got some time to go yet. the afternoon is elk-spotting time. they are shy, but we're lucky to have the best tracker in poland with us. he calls the forest the elk's bedroom. within 20 minutes, we are standing face to face with a one. it is amazing. >> that is a mother elk and her daughter. i have christened her mathilde in honor of czar nicholas ii, who fell in love with mathilde in the 19th century. she was a dancer in the st. petersburg theater and ravishingly beautiful, and this elk is, too. >> when he feels the need for some spiritual support, he tram's out through the snow and woods to his favorite treat -- a 300-year-old oak. when he embraces it, it fills him with love and warmth, he says. he is a happy man. he would not trade his solitary life in nature with anyone. >> but you do not have to live a life of deprivation to find leisure. on the contrary, many people probably equally share with entertainment. one of the tr
before like digging with spades and using an ax. >> afghanistan remains one of the most heavily mined countries in the world. the legacy of decades of conflict. >> more patients are writing here all the time. they see five or 600 new land mine victims every year. there are double and triple in duties. the new land mines are more -- if you tease -- amputees. the new land mines are more devastating than the past. most land mine victims are children. no one can say how many still lurk in the afghan soil waiting to kill. one breed father told us "we are paying for the scars of war." cobble -- kabul.l >> somehow the money from oil exports never seems to reach them. the president of this tiny country has ruled it for 30 years. he says there is no corruption. >> a brand new highway deep inside the west african rain forest. deserted. it feels like a road to nowhere. then we arrived in the middle of the jungle. a city is rising. this is going to be the new capital. this has to be one of the most extraordinary construction projects i have ever seen. i am on the roof of a foreign debt 50 room --
to call a spade a spade. >> that's what is interesting. she is known for being a straight talker. beyonce does have the documentary coming out. going to show behind the scenes vufz h views of her life, baby blue ivy, business projects. will air february 16 on hbo. beyonce's rep did not comment. and williams decleanined to comment. you know, i love beyonce. some times difficult to understand what she says. she's got that very -- >> i am not going there. you and wendy can go out on the limb. >> i love beyonce. she does have a certain drawl that makes her a little difficult to understand. >> a really uncomfortable moment at a cocktail party one of these days with the two meeting. we love beyonce. >> we do. we do. williams calls it like she sees them. lake i do. >> you got to hand it to her if she is going to disht o it out. dish it to any body. she can take it too. >> she can take it? >> i worked with wendy when she did her radio show. one of her legal eagles. i dished it to her. she could take it. hey. >> let's talk about the lapd apologizing to the family of notorious b.i.g., aka, christop
like president reagan was in the -pwhite house to call a spade a spade. the obama administration is doing nothing and allow turkey and russia to dance all over the sanctions and lip service against assad. yes, why can't we call the russians out? they were sending 200 tons of currency to pay their generals. why can't we push that openly? russia is teetering pulling away from assad. we need to start to influence rebels about, free syria army. even if assad leaves, russia and turkey are positioning themselves to have significant influence on a regime that will be after assad and it won't be an ally of the united states. melissa: thanks so much for coming on. please have a safe trip. we look forward to having back soon. >> absolutely. thanks, melissa. melissa: this is pretty crazy. look at this video. these are the chrysler employees that were caught red-handed drinking and smoking something on the job in 2010. 13 of them were fired. two were suspended without pay. well, now, they are all back at work. building your cars. thanks to a union-backed arbitrator. as you know, chrysler bor
evident, let's call a spade a spade, up one day before christmas they're not doing anything. certainly doesn't look like they will get done quickly and even proposed it may move right into the middle of january and figure out a way to extend and get that done at that point. the fiscal cliff remains, the woes remain, the worry and uncertainty remain on wall street which makes it hard for wall street to take off. it leave the wild card and that is not a good thing for the stock market. today is a lighter day of trading. we have a long weekend, the first is another day off. the dow jones industrials are 13,106 so dropped 0.4% and can be nasdaq ntsb down 1/2%. let's take a look at zynga. this is a name we follow and zynga has been crushed this year down 75% but the day getting a pop, there has been talk about real time gaming sites over in the united kingdom. so up 3.5% today for zynga. dennis: thank you. getting the blame for much of the downturn in the dow this morning, retail sales coming in at disappointing low levels. shibani: they're cutting prices in order to make up some of the los
weren't running on it in 2012. we have been paying for it in spades since '04. the platform document was an anchor around the neck. >> okay. this country has never gone through a faster transition in thinking. and i'm part of it. all right? the public attitudes shifted dramatically in just a short period of time. i think you're going to be astounded by this. in 1996, not a million years ago, only 27% of the country supported same-sex marriage. just about a quarter of us. today, a majority, a healthy majority, 53% supported, only 46% opposed. i don't think there's any other issue. has anybody changed their mind this quickly? somebody pointed out, senator, i know you're a patriot and a military guy. have you noticed we're drafting these guys? he said i think you've got me. >> i don't think it's true to say nobody came out on this issue. mitt romney did come out again and again. he's actually a person who ran, you know, in the 90s as more pro-gay rights than ted kennedy. >> do you know somebody used to say one man and one woman? it was a very interesting way. one man, and one woman. he
the math. you could rung up the bills. the new hot champagne, ace of spades, and i think jay-z might be -- he has some piece of that action. $500 a bottle. popping them left and right. >> bob: did you go to trip clubs and run up bar tabs? >> greg: i stripped for a while to get through dental college and we see very little money from the door. it was a harrowing experience. if you have seen "magic mike" it's based on my life. the worst thing about the strip club, though, not the prices, the free but faye. only thing free about the buffet is hepatitis. >> bob: the money they charge for drinks in the places are like $20 a pop. >> greg: it's a depressing place. the women do not like you. you go in and when you leave, you are the same schmuck as when you went in there. >> bob: they have knives and cut you apart. >> andrea: you never a woman making this mistake in a male strip club. >> bob: sure you do. >> andrea: c'mon. $28,000? woman says i got too drunk, i couldn't say no? chippendales? >> eric: the reason i know these numbers is not because of strip clubs. it's regular nightclubs. i wa
'm calling for the super bowl resolution. we got the answer to what we should be focused on in spades today. we needed to folks on the desire of corporate america to stop the paralysis raaralysi paralysis, and get busy growing their businesses, not just new sales and better products but through acquisitions. >> buy, buy, buy! >> this morning i only had to look no further than post noon where i'm stationed on the floor of the new york stock exchange for "squawk on the street" to see this new acquisition dynamic play out. today nyse agreed to be acquired by intercontinental exchange, a new upstart with not even a dozen years of trading under its belt. this went from $24.32 and change, had a fantastic appreciation, which shows you how an icon being american business can be worth much more than it's trading for, providing a competitor gets to acquire it. separate these companies, know what they are? they're part of a dog eat dog unverse of exchanges and an industry with way too much capacity. together they become the global power house that can dominate futures trading. in other words, this is
. designer kate spade is 50. ricky martin is 41. he wrote the twilight book, stephanie meyer is 39. ryan seacrest is 38 and one direction band member, yes, the young girls are screaming, lewis tomlinson is 21. we want to wish a special birthday to 9news writer david beardsley. happy birthday if it's your birthday, too. >>> welcome back. howard here with your weather first. a cold, quiet morning. we're seeing some stars there. i think that will be the case for a few more hours. clouds won't be thickening up till later this afternoon. any precip that moves in has a threat of being in the form of freezing rain. that's why this winter weather advisory. west of the divide a freezing rain advisory covers much of west virginia now into garrett county. that goes till about 6:00 p.m. this evening. elsewhere actually looks like a pretty decent start to the day. by lunch time, cloudy. there may be a shower starting to move in southern and western suburbs will see it first. 42 by noon. that will probably be close to the high because by 5:00, a better chance we're going to see rain, 40. northwest and
as the ace of spades. reckon my monthly's coming on. [sighs] no medals for that, i'm afraid. you know where the aspirin is and the you-know-whats are. good night and god bless you. [door closes] [church bell tolling] ♪ yea, with thine eyes shalt thou behold ♪ sisters: ♪ and see the reward of the ungodly ♪ sister bernadette: ♪ for thou, lord, art my hope ♪ sisters: ♪ thou hast set thine house of defense very high ♪ ♪ there shall no evil happen unto thee ♪ ♪ neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling ♪ ♪ for he shall give his angels charge over thee ♪ sisters: ♪ to keep thee in all thy ways ♪ sister bernadette: ♪ they shall bear thee in their hands ♪ sisters: ♪ that thou hurt not thy foot against a stone ♪ [lynette groaning] sister bernadette: ♪ because he hath set his love upon me ♪ ♪ therefore will i deliver him ♪ ♪ i will set him up because he hath known my name ♪ [thunder] sister bernadette: ♪ with long life will i satisfy him ♪ sisters: ♪ and show him my salvation ♪ ♪ glory be to the father and to the son ♪ ♪ and to t
't oppose p nominees utility time. and nothing that they've said in spades about john bolton. am i allowed to say that. >> you're being anti-mustache. >> are the media cheering for a leap off the fiscal cliff? >> republicans are committed to continuing to work with the president to come to an agreement to avert the so-called fiscal cliff. >> as both sides in washington try to hammer out agreements on taxes and fiscal spending, they get the full media treatment as the press try to pin the blame on the g.o.p. is it working? details next on news watch. [ male announcer ] in blind taste tests, even ragu users chose prego. prego?! but i've bought ragu for years. [ thinking ] woer what other questionable choices i've made? i choose date number 2! whooo! [ sigh of relf ] [ male announcer ] choose taste. choose prego. i heard you guys can ship ground for less than the ups store. that's right. i've learned the only way to get a holiday deal is to camp out. you know we've been open all night. is this a trick to get my spot? [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. save on ground shipping at
. we have been trying to run away from this issue and we have been paying for it in spades since '04. as you said earlier, the platform document -- >> this country has never gone through a faster transition in thinking and i'm part of it, all right. everybody is part of it in different degrees. the public attitudes on marriage equal ilt has shifted dramatically in a short period of time. take away these numbers tonight. i think you will be astounded. in 1996 not a million years ago, only 27% of the country supported same-sex marriage. just about a quarter of us. nearly 70% were opposed. today a majority, a healthy majority, 53%, support. only 46% oppose. it doesn't gone completely the other way but it has gone -- i don't think there's any other issue. has anybody ever changed their mind as quickly? i remember barry goldwater once opposed, i always liked the guy and disagreed with him. he was aposed to 18-year-olds getting the right to vote until somebody pointed out, have you noticed we're drafting these guys? and we're not letting them vote. he said you got me there. i think we shou
." george little, defense secretary special assistant for public affairs. lends spade, managing editor for "the washington post." dr. ashton carter, deputy alison fitzgerald, freelance journalist and cheryl women of the speakers committee. i am going to skip our speaker for a moment. diana levine font reporter for ust -- u.s. today and the speakers committee organized today's luncheon. dr. jim miller, undersecretary for defense policy. larry mavi, managing editor army magazine, john cosgrove, past president of the national press club and former commander of american legion post number 20 at the national press club. incoming editor-in-chief aviation week and past chairman of the national press club board of governors. paul shankman, national security reporter "u.s. news and world report." [applause] just 18 months ago our guest today leon panetta presided in the cia director over one of the most daring operations in the country's history. field team six's operation neptune spear, the raid on osama bin laden secret compound in pakistan. three days ago, defense secretary panetta landed
. another very serious misjudgment we're paying for in spades. >> we have 10 minutes left. it have also been a big champion of energy policy. during the past decade. you have to change the economy. your concern has been energy. where will the discovery of energy lead us? >> it is incredibly positive for the united states. already we have gone from going 16 -- 60% dependent down 42%. substantial progress has been made. there are a lot of projections that we could become energy independent over the next several decades. that would be an incredible boon to this country. instead of sending $400 billion or $500 billion to buy scarce energy supplies from people who do not like this, we could be spending that money here at home. think of the difference that will make to the economic strength of the united states. what it will mean to job opportunities, what it will mean to the economic strength of america. and natural gas is a very clean research compared to many of the other options. our progress in reducing our dependence has not just an oil and gas. it has been renewables. 10% of the electricity
of president reagan. she said he had narrative compassion in spades. he would tear up talking to a homeless person. if you handed him statistics about homelessness, his eyes would glaze over. that's acog any tiff disability that all of us have to some degree. we process information much better through a moving story than the hard work of going through statistics. >> i feel like you just made the academic case for multiple method methodology. you got to tell the big stories and then the small stories within. thank you to kenji and congresswoman edwards and bob and sudh richlt r. it's time for a preview with weekends for alex witt hosted by tom roberts. >> i love the way you planted the rainbow flag proudly and firmly in nerdland today. i tweeted a picture for everybody. we'll talk about that too coming up. supreme court taking up marriage equality. why are some supporters actually a little worried about this. jim deminute being called the tea party's king make he shall. he's stepping by. plus what the threat of syria using bombs loaded with nerve gas, chemical weapons, what should the united
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